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Supporting Social Enterprises
Up to date sources of finance and support for social enterprise.
Innovation loans: what they are and how to apply
An overview of Innovate UK’s loan programme for SMEs involved in late-stage innovation projects.
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Plain Action and Vale Action Leader Programme
The Local Action Groups (LAGs) administered by Community First, provide grants to help to increase rural jobs, boost tourism, help businesses grow and...
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Opportunities to Grow your Business
Where can a business wanting to grow, find the most comprehensive source for up-to-date information on available funding or tendering opportunities?
£80million fund to help SMEs engage in apprenticeships
A short article about the Chancellor's Spring Statement around funding for small and medium sized businesses to help them engage with apprenticeships.
Roads for the Future - Funding
A share of up to £200,000 is available for ideas to change road design to maximise the benefits of connected and autonomous vehicles.
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Government Support for Research & Development - Guide
The UK Government, and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, have a strategy to stimulate business research and develo...
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SME growth grants
Are you running a business in Swindon or Wiltshire and need help to grow? With an SME growth grant of between £2,000 and £10,000 you can kick start y...
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Ludgershall couple's double celebration – in love and in business!
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Future vehicles powered by low carbon tech: apply ...
Organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million for collaborative projects that significant...
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World-first carbon 'net-zero' hub of heavy industr...
At COP24 climate talks in Poland, UK government sets world-leading ambition for first 'net-zero carb...
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World-leading projects in UK aerospace: funding fo...
Organisations are invited to propose innovative projects that could benefit the UK aerospace industr...
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New Funding Available: Detection and identificatio...
Organisations can apply for a share of £250,000, including VAT, to develop innovative detection tech...
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Funding call for reducing plastic pollution: ocean...
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop solutions that tackle the environ...
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Power Up with up-to £100k TDAP funding
Helping to Accelerate SME Innovations to Market
Adobe invest £63.5 million in booming UK creative ...
Software giant Adobe has today (29 November) announced a substantial investment into the UK with a c...
Grants for businesses that complete customs declar...
Find out what grants you can apply for to get funding for training and IT improvements if your busin...
New grants for setting up a childminder business o...
The Childcare Business Grants Scheme is open to newly registered early years childminders, childcare...
UK Israel open collaborative competition 2018
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to develop innovative technologies targeting...
New 'Social Value' contracts to revolutionise gove...
New government procurement measures announced.
General grant opportunity for charities and volunt...
Salisbury City Council are very pleased to be able to offer an opportunity to charities, community a...
Government supports charities to go digital
Government announces £1 million funding to support programmes helping charities to improve their dig...
SME support to evaluate innovative medical technol...
SMEs can apply for a share of £1.5 million to support the evaluation of innovative medical devices, ...
UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme
The UK Aerospace Research and Technology Programme provides grant funding to industrial research and...
New immersive designs to transform audience experi...
Projects have received funding to apply human-centred design to understand user needs and create new...
£109 million investment to create 359 high tech jo...
Hundreds of high-tech jobs created from overseas investment into the UK’s thriving FinTech, informat...
Regional angel investment accelerator pilot: findi...
Angel groups can apply to partner with Innovate UK to distribute grant funding alongside their inves...
New funding puts UK at the forefront of cutting ed...
Funding announced in the Autumn Budget will give scientists the chance to come up with ways to devel...
Up to £50 million to develop world leading AI tale...
New investment will help the UK get the top AI talent from across the world.
Tackling Knife crime: Detection of steel-bladed kn...
Announcement of an upcoming competition seeking innovative technologies and approaches that help to ...
Rising Stars applications close shortly
The UK’s newest and most exciting pitch competition.
New funding to drive improvements in immersive con...
Businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million for innovation projects that support better, mo...
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Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme - Are you Ready?
Small to medium-sized businesses can claim up to £2,500 against the cost of connection either indivi...
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SBRI: improve firefighters’ operations and safety ...
Organisations can apply for a share of £1.25 million (including VAT) for an instantly deployable sol...
Call for new green innovations to tackle climate c...
Innovators and researchers can bid for a share of £60 million with their ideas to make our air clean...
Engineering SME Leaders Programme Open for Applica...
The SME Leaders programme is open for applications. Apply by 4 pm, 26 November 2018.
Driving ambition in green finance
Government will be investing up to £20 million alongside at least £20 million from private investors...
Fair funding for farmers across all parts of the U...
Independent panel will look at how funding supports the needs of England, Scotland, Wales and Northe...
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£30 million commitment to help farmers boost produ...
Further rounds of funding for the popular small grants scheme for farmers has been confirmed
Cleaner and more efficient railways: apply for con...
New rail technologies could help meet demand and offer more sustainable, better quality services.
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Government support to boost skills and prosperity
Philip Hammond today announced a package of measures to support business to boost skills, growth and...
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Zero emission vehicles: New funding to drive devel...
Businesses working on ultra-low or zero-emission projects can apply for a share of £22 million to de...
Community Business Fund Round
Community Business Fund provides grants between £50,000 and £300,000
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New funds to boost diversity of people working in ...
Over £1 million will be available for initiatives which will help boost the digital skills of underr...
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Continued business support activities announced fo...
Support for businesses affected by the difficult trading situation in Salisbury and Amesbury.
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Additional funding support package of £2.8m for S...
This new package is in addition to the £2.5 million that has been made available since March to supp...
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Swindon and Wiltshire businesses to benefit from £...
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Swindon and Wiltshire are urged to take advantage of a ...
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Royal Academy of Engineering - Applications now op...
The Royal Academy of Engineering has opened up applications to support the next cohort of high growt...
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Strength in Places Fund - UK Research & Innovation...
A new competitive funding scheme that takes a place-based approach to research and innovation fundin...
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Salisbury Gift Card Launches to Businesses
Shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants are among dozens of businesses invited to sign up to Salisbury’s ...
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Are you ready? - Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme...
Full fibre networks are the future and getting ready for a gigabit speed is a key step for most busi...
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£210k to Support Businesses in Salisbury
A new capital fund to support affected businesses in their recovery from the major incident in Salis...
Creative Industries Sector Deal published
A Cultural Development Fund will also be launched for cities and towns to bid for a share of £20 mil...
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£8m Loan Fund for Business Growth in Swindon & Wil...
Businesses invited to make applications up to around £2m in support of capital projects that help st...
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Government sets out £2.5 million for Salisbury fol...
New funding announced today will keep the city of Salisbury and its businesses thriving
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£60m farming productivity fund launched at Dairy-T...
A new £60m grants scheme to buy new farm equipment has been announced by Farming Minister George Eus...
British Business Bank support for Carillion suppli...
The government-owned British Business Bank will provide up to £100m in funding for loans to small bu...
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Gain the skills you need to commercialise your bio...
This project intends to help start-ups and SMEs to overcome technological and non-technological barr...
Don’t miss out on Rural Business grants
If your business is in a rural area you could be missing out on grant funding to start or grow your ...
Funding Opportunity - Flood mitigation measures th...
Is your business currently delivering flood protection to domestic properties? Could this project pr...
Supporting Low Carbon Energy Across Swindon and Wi...
The Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership welcomes the launch of a £3.75m grant fund fo...
Pitch@Palace 9.0 – Applications Open
The Theme for Pitch@Palace 9.0 is “Data, Intelligence, and The Future of Security”
Training Contract (South West) - Open Opportunity
Science and Technology Facilities Council are seeking organisations to deliver a training programme ...
First of a Kind competition: transform tomorrow’s ...
Innovative, real-time working models of ideas to transform rail passenger travel could benefit from ...
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Funding options for businesses have multiplied rapidly over the last few years.

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Supporting Social Enterprises
Up to date sources of finance and support for social enterprise.
Innovation loans: what they are and how to apply
An overview of Innovate UK’s loan programme for SMEs involved in late-stage innovation projects.
case study
Plain Action and Vale Action Leader Programme
The Local Action Groups (LAGs) administered by Community First, provide grants to help to increase rural jobs, boost tourism, help businesses grow and...
advice
Opportunities to Grow your Business
Where can a business wanting to grow, find the most comprehensive source for up-to-date information on available funding or tendering opportunities?
£80million fund to help SMEs engage in apprenticeships
A short article about the Chancellor's Spring Statement around funding for small and medium sized businesses to help them engage with apprenticeships.
Roads for the Future - Funding
A share of up to £200,000 is available for ideas to change road design to maximise the benefits of connected and autonomous vehicles.

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